Jason Jestadt

Jason Jestadt is a Canadian composer and musician who is frequently commissioned to work in several genres: chamber music, musical theatre, electroacoustic music, and music for film. His choral music is regularly performed by The Amadeus Choir, Elmer Iseler Singers, and Vancouver Chamber Choir. Most recently he served as music director for Theatre 20’s premiere production of Bloodless (nominated for a Dora Award for Music Direction), as well as the Canadian premieres of Cinderella: A Rat-ical Retelling (music director/composer) and James and the Giant Peach for Young People’s Theatre. He has also worked on productions of We Will Rock You (music director), Rock of Ages (associate music director), Billy Elliot, Rent, Guys and Dolls, and re-orchestrating Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music for a chamber ensemble (Shaw Festival). Currently, Jason is the music director for Colm Wilkinson.